METROPOLIS, Ill. — Mr. and Mrs. Lannis “Lanny” Walters of Metropolis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Happy Hearts Senior Center, 701 Market St., Metropolis. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts.
Mr. Walters and the former Thurma Jean Reynolds were married June 1, 1962, by the Rev. O.L. Angel at his home in Metropolis. Their attendants were Nancy and Paul Lee, sister and brother-in-law of the bride.
Mrs. Walters is the daughter of the late Belle Stepter and the late Thurman Reynolds.
Mr. Walters is a retired electrician with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 702 in West Frankfort. He is the son of the late C.L. “Curly” and Violet Walters.
They have four sons: Steve Walters, Mike Walters and Tom Walters, all of Metropolis, and Jeff Walters of Benton, Ky.; and six grandchildren.